Marine Detained, Security Back To Normal At Cherry Point

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

The Marine Corps says a Marine wanted after allegedly making a threat to another Marine has been detained.

Because of the threat there was increased security measures at Cherry Point where both Marines are stationed. A Cherry Point spokesman says security at the air station is now back to normal.


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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point increased security measures today while a search is being conducted for a Marine who sent a threatening text message to another Marine according to Mike Barton,
Deputy Director of Public Affairs at MCAS Cherry Point and 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.

Civilian law enforcement authorities have been notified and are on the lookout for the Marine.


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  • by Sam Location: enc on Aug 12, 2011 at 08:33 AM
    The marine that made the threat should have been sent out this morning with the ones so he could fight. Maybe let him have the front line. Good punishment!
  • by Tom Location: Jacksonvillw on Aug 11, 2011 at 07:11 PM
    I know its not WITN, but maybe the Marine Corps could put out a name and picture? Just a thought.
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